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During the Depression, the federal government employed writers in the Writers' Program of the Works Projects Administration (WPA) to compile the first comprehensive guidebooks to the United States, the American Guide Series. Guides were published for the 48 states, Alaska, and countless cities. This category is for waymarking places referred to in the series.
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American Guide SeriesSlatersville Resevoir and Power Dam - North Smthfield RI

in American Guide Series

Access is limited but one can see through the houses along Main St.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/11/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOld Schoolhouse - North Smithfield RI

in American Guide Series

Located on Greene St across from the Parsonage.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/11/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesEight Houses on the Green - North Smithfield RI

in American Guide Series

Located on Greene St, directly across the street from the Village Green.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/10/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSeth Allen Tavern - North Smithfield RI

in American Guide Series

Built in 1804, it is very well preserved with only surface modifications.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/10/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCongregational Parsonage - North Smithfield RI

in American Guide Series

Located on Greene Street, right around the corner from the Congregational Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/10/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesUnusual Doorway - North Smithfield RI

in American Guide Series

Right next John Slater's house, is a 2 story house with a ornate doorway.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/10/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesRed Brick Tavern - North Smithfield RI

in American Guide Series

The Tavern does sit on RT 146A, however much better access is from Old Great Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/10/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSlater Park - North Smithfield RI

in American Guide Series

A large triangular plot of land at the intersection of RT 146A and 102

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/10/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesForestdale Mills - North Smithfiled RI

in American Guide Series

Built in 1860 as a street entrance and office to the mill.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/6/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesStone Mill(1826) - Slatersville RI

in American Guide Series

Built in 1826 as the original mill on this site by John Slater.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/6/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOld Wood Building - Slatersville RI

in American Guide Series

The main office was built in 1806 for the original mill built in 1804.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/6/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesPlymouth Public Library - Plymouth, NH

in American Guide Series

The building that was then the town's public library and previously a courthouse, is now the Plymouth Historical Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 4/6/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSlatersville Finishing Company - Slatersville RI

in American Guide Series

The complex is dominated by a four story stone mill, built in 1826 to replace one that was destroyed by fire and built in 1806.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/6/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesVillage Green - Slatersville RI

in American Guide Series

Created by the intersection of School St, Greene St and Ridge Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/6/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCongregational Church - Slatersville RI

in American Guide Series

The Congregational Church is located at the head of the town green.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/6/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMother Colony House - Anaheim, CA

in American Guide Series

A small house, at a small historic park in downtown Anaheim.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/25/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWrightwood, California

in American Guide Series

The above coordinates are for the post office in town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/25/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGriffith Park - Los Angeles, CA

in American Guide Series

One of the most visited parks in Los Angeles.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/25/2016

last visited: 3/11/2016

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American Guide SeriesGriffith Observatory - Los Angeles, CA

in American Guide Series

The Griffith Observatory is in countless movies and is a tourist hotspot!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/25/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesTopeka High School - Topeka, KS

in American Guide Series

The Topeka Central High School is now named Topeka High School. The most beautiful high school I've ever been to, and an earthcache is included.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Kansas

date approved: 3/24/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMemorial Building - Topeka, KS

in American Guide Series

One of many government owned buildings in the capital of Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Kansas

date approved: 3/24/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSan Isidro Church - Agua Fria, NM

in American Guide Series

San Isidro Church is featured in the New Mexico: The Colorful State book.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: New Mexico

date approved: 3/24/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesLos Angeles Harbor - San Pedro, CA

in American Guide Series

Los Angeles Harbor, now known as the Port of Los Angeles, is the largest container shipping port in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/21/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSanta Catalina Island, California

in American Guide Series

The most famous, and most populated, of the California channel islands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/21/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMission Nuestra Señora de la Soledad - Soledad, CA

in American Guide Series

The loneliest of all the California Missions.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/21/2016

last visited: never

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